The saying “prevention is better than cure” would have held true in many of our recent cases. Adhering to thorough Contract Administration principles is arguably one of the most effective ways in preventing and dealing with construction disputes. How can we use the “back to basics” principles to prevent the “wheels coming off” at a [...]
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After a successful launch edition in 2018, The Big 5 Construct Qatar will return to the Doha Exhibition and Conference Centre (DECC) from 23 -25 September 2019, dmg events (Doha) announced. The Big 5 Construct Qatar is honoured to be supported by the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC). First launched last year, when just over [...]
As part of our continued growth and expansion, Northcroft have moved into new offices at Al Jassim Tower, 7th Floor, C Ring Road, Doha : See the map here. Northcroft has been established since 1840 and is probably the oldest quantity surveying and cost consultancy firm in the world. We have proudly operated in Qatar [...]
Northcroft Middle East are recruiting: We are seeking all grades of quantity surveyors MUST HAVE the following: Registered with the MME Qatar Engineering & Accreditation committee; 12 + years of experience; Bachelors degree Do you have the above experience and qualifications? Looking for secure, long term opportunities with Qatar’s leading Quantity Surveying Cost Consultancy ? [...]
We are seeking dedicated, professional, career orientated individuals in the roles of: Commercial Managers, Contract Managers, Quantity Surveyors Claims Specialists and Planners To join us for long term opportunities in Qatar. Preference will be given for western educated MRICS/MCIArb and locally available individuals. To enjoy real success in this role you will need to have [...]
Qatar will emerge as one of the fastest growing construction markets on a global basis, BMI Research said and it forecasts an annualised average sector expansion of 14.1% out to 2022. “Despite potential headwinds stemming from the decline in regional political relations, the outlook for Qatar's construction market remains bright,” BMI Research said in a [...]
BIM is key to future of Quantity Surveying profession says RICS Building Information Modelling (BIM) can help quantity surveyors to speed up the estimating process by supporting the use of the New Rules of Measurement, says new RICS research published in January. BIM’s ability to automate measurement and speed up the traditional estimating process are [...]
Great news for Quantity Surveyors and related industries. The Q4 2017 RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor, which has just been released, suggests that sentiment remains generally upbeat across the majority of real estate markets covered by the survey. Read the Full article here:
Saudi Arabia’s 10 largest construction projects are worth a combined $92bn (SAR345bn), according to research conducted by BNC Network on behalf of The Big 5 Saudi 2017. The researchers list the country’s top 10 projects as: Jeddah Tower, Abraj Kudai, Holy Haram Mosque, Prophet’s Mosque, Dahiyat Al Fursan, Mall of Saudi, The Avenues, Riyadh Metro, [...]
A number of Qatar’s largest construction companies are setting their sights on medium-sized projects.
This comes in light of many of the country’s large infrastructure projects already tendered for and industry players indicating that they expect future contracts to be mainly for medium-sized projects. “The days of projects valued at QAR7bn-QAR10bn ($1.9bn-$2.7bn) are over. One of the main reasons larger projects are being conducted in phases is to keep [...]